The Indy Arts Council fosters meaningful engagement in the arts by nurturing a culture where artists and arts organizations thrive.
The Indy Arts Council is an organization that advocates for the need and importance of broad community funding and support for a thriving arts scene; innovates by constantly pursuing and promoting innovative ideas and programs that better serve the area, its artists, and arts organizations; and connects artists, audiences, businesses, foundations, and arts and cultural organizations with opportunities to explore and expand central Indiana‚Äôs creative vitality.
The Indy Arts Council owns and operates two performance and exhibition spaces, the Indianapolis Artsgarden (attached to Circle Centre Mall) and Gallery 924 (at 924 N. Pennsylvania Street). The Indy Arts Council allocates public funding to arts and cultural organizations through a competitive grant program; offers fellowship opportunities including the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, the Transformational Impact Fellowship, and the Robert D. Beckmann, Jr. Emerging Artist Fellowship; provides programs, services, and technical assistance for artists and arts organizations; and manages the city‚Äôs public art program. The Indy Arts Guide provides a comprehensive arts calendar featuring thousands of events, performances, and exhibitions throughout central Indiana. For more information on the Indy Arts Council, call (317) 631-3301, visit online at indyarts.org, and¬†connect with us¬†Facebook.com/indyarts,¬†Twitter @ArtsCouncilIndy,¬†and Instagram @ArtsCouncilIndy.